The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Illinois Fighting Illini have scheduled a non-conference matchup in 2010. The Huskies will travel to play Illinois on September 18, 2010.
NIU and Illinois have met three times and first played in 1992. Illinois is 3-0 against the Huskies, winning 30-14 (1992), 34-10 (1994) and 17-12 (2001).
Other future non-conference games for the Northern Illinois Huskies include at Wisconsin and at Purdue in 2009. NIU will also play the Wisconsin Badgers on September 17, 2011, at Soldier Field in Chicago.